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Hedgeweek Comment: Investors still like hedge funds

Hedgeweek Comment: Investors still like hedge funds

Despite all the complaints from politicians about hedge funds and the negative press coverage they have been receiving over the past few months, they are set to play a greater role in many »


Hedgeweek Comment: The power of the spoken word

Hedgeweek Comment: The power of the spoken word

Many people would agree that discussion is the best way to resolve any conflict. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Emanuel's appointment offers reassurance to hedge fund industry

Hedgeweek Comment: Emanuel's appointment offers reassurance to hedge fund industry

US president-elect Barack Obama has asked Rahm Emanuel, a one-time aide in the Clinton White House, to be his chief of staff - a choice that is likely to reassure hedge fund managers, even »


Comment: Cayman hedge funds and the credit crunch

Comment: Cayman hedge funds and the credit crunch

Paul Scrivener and Laura Hatfield of Cayman Islands law firm Solomon Harris note the continuing strength of the world's largest offshore hedge fund »


Hedgeweek Comment: Garden state governor stands up for hedge fund investment

Hedgeweek Comment: Garden state governor stands up for hedge fund investment

It's not all hostility to hedge funds in the so-called blue states that helped deliver the US presidency to Barack Obama on Tuesday night. »


Hedgeweek Comment: New president, new hedge fund rules?

Hedgeweek Comment: New president, new hedge fund rules?

Last week the US Treasury Department formally dropped its proposals for anti-money laundering regulations governing the hedge fund industry. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Coffey about-turn reflects changed environment

Hedgeweek Comment: Coffey about-turn reflects changed environment

Greg Coffey is playing it safe and joining veteran fund manager Louis Bacon as co-chief investment officer of Moore Capital Management's London-based European operation. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Porsche manoeuvre puts squeeze on German markets regulation

Hedgeweek Comment: Porsche manoeuvre puts squeeze on German markets regulation

It wasn't as if hedge fund managers needed another reason to dislike Germany, what with its insistent calls for increased regulation of the industry, but last week's game played by luxury »


Hedgeweek Comment: The weeding-out process

Hedgeweek Comment: The weeding-out process

As the domino effect from the credit crunch continues, it is becoming increasingly clear that many hedge funds will be forced to shut down due to the interplay of shrinking access to lever »


Hedgeweek Comment: Consolidation beckons for battered industry

Hedgeweek Comment: Consolidation beckons for battered industry

The hedge fund industry could well be the next big victim of the credit crunch, according to the Bank of England, which says in its latest financial stability report that in the wake of on »


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